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In partnership with:
Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity
Illinois Finance Authority

Upcoming Events

August 6-10, 2018
Pittsburgh, PA
CDFA Summer School is a week long series of courses presented by the CDFA Training Institute. These courses qualify for the CDFA Training Institute's Development Finance Certified Professional (DFCP) Program. Participants may register for one, two, or three courses during CDFA Summer School. Complete three courses, and you will have fulfilled half of the requirements for the DFCP Program.

Featured State Resources

Revitalizing Downtowns with TIFMembers only Login
TIF is perennially one of the nation’s most effective and popular development finance tools, but also one of its most...
Tax Increment Financing Trends and Opportunities in IllinoisMembers only Login
TIF is perennially one of the nation’s most effective and popular development finance tools, but also one of its most...
The State of Public-Private Partnerships and Infrastructure in IllinoisMembers only Login
Just as infrastructure development acts as a catalyst for economic growth, it is also changing the landscape for potential...
Marketing Deals EffectivelyMembers only Login
We routinely discuss the financing mechanisms behind successful development projects. A less-commonly discussed component of this...
State of Illinois Selected Finance and Assistance ProgramsMembers only Login
Victor Narusis with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity discusses selected finance and assistance...

Illinois Development Finance Headlines


Featured State Programs

501(c)(3) Lease ProgramMembers only Login
The IFA provides non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporations with low cost, tax-exempt lease financing for acquisition of machinery, equipment or other fixed asset and capital improvement projects.
501(c)(3) Revenue Bond ProgramMembers only Login
The IFA helps non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporations secure low-cost, tax-exempt financing for capital improvement projects through tax-exempt revenue bonds.
Advantage Illinois Participation Loan Program (PLP)Members only Login
Advantage Illinois participates in financial institution loans to ease the credit crunch for small businesses, with a special emphasis on support for businesses in underserved markets. It consists of several initiatives to spur institutional...

CDFA Illinois Supporters

State Partner

Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity Illinois Finance Authority

Venue Sponsor

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Principal Sponsor

Ehlers Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Premium Sponsor

KeyBanc Capital Markets SB Friedman Development Advisors Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP Peckham Guyton Albers & Viets, Inc. Ice Miller LLP MB Financial Bank, NA Baker Tilly Virchow Krause

Supporting Sponsor

Illinois Tax Increment Association Jacob & Klein Ltd. Reyes Kurson

Reception Sponsor

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
For information about sponsoring, review the sponsor prospectus and complete our sponsorship agreement or contact CDFA.